Financial Holding Company


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Financial Holding Company

In the United States, a financial company that engages in nonbanking activities. For example, a financial holding company may be a bank, but it also may offer insurance and investment products. A financial holding company must have at least 85% of its assets in financial services and must divest all nonfinancial services within 10 years of its registration as an FHC. Financial holding companies are regulated by the Federal Reserve.
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As I noted earlier, in determining whether an activity is financial in nature or incidental to a financial activity, the GLB Act specifically instructs the Board to consider whether the activity is necessary or appropriate to allow a financial holding company to compete effectively with any other financial services provider operating in the United States.
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Adopts specific standards with respect to consolidated home country supervision in order for a foreign bank to be treated as a financial holding company
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